2001 Toyota Prius Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Silver Strata Met
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,878 - $4,195
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
52 City / 45 HWY
Horsepower
70
Seats
5

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Toyota Prius Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 4dr Sdn $2,878 - $4,195
Horsepower: 70 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 14 x 5.5 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.27
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That it is a hybrid and gets better than average gas mileage.

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I like the gas mileage. I like being able to use the electric motor and how it switches seamlessly to using gas when necessary. I like that I haven't had major repairs on the car. It seems like it is lasting reliably. It is a bit small in the interior.

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Good on gas, handles really nice.

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I like that it has had only one owner before. I like that it takes both hybrid and gasoline power. I like that it makes good turns. I like that it has a curved windshield to look out. I do not like that the hybrid battery sometimes dies.

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That it is a gas saving car.

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I like how it saves on gas. I like how it makes wide turns. I like how I can see out of the windshield, because it is wide. I have one complaint about the hybrid battery and that is because of how long it has to be charged.

Melinda R
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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$2,878 - $4,195

Horsepower

Horsepower
70 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L DOHC SEFI 16, Permanent
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
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Alarm

Alarm
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BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
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Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
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Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
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Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
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Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
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Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.2 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.8 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.4 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
11.8 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
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Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Entertainment System
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Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

CD Player
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Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard

AC

AC
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Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
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Cell PhoneHookup

Cell PhoneHookup
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Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
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Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
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Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
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Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Seat Massage

Seat Massage
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Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
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Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
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Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
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Bed Liner

Bed Liner
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Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Running Boards

Running Boards
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Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P175/65R14

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
31.5 (ft.)

Length

Length
169.6 (in.)

Width

Width
66.7 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2765 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
70 (hp)

Torque

Torque
82 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
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Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
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Trailer Hitch Receiver

Trailer Hitch Receiver
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Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
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Standard

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid
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PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric Gas
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PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel
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Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
11.8 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
49 (mpg)

City

City
52 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
45 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
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Air Suspension

Air Suspension
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Stance Suspension

Stance Suspension
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Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

Overdrive
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CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
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Standard
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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
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ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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HID Headlights

HID Headlights
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
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Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Night Vision

Night Vision
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Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
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Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
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Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
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Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
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Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
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Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Seatbelt Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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Safety Features

  • Anti-lock brake system *
  • Front driver/passenger airbags

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

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Recall
Report Receipt Date:
NHTSA Campaign:
00V285
Summary:
On certain passenger vehicles, insufficient electrical contact can occur in the torque sensor that controls the power assist operation of the electric power steering gear box. The torque sensor could output improper electrical signals. If this occurs, the power steering warning icon will be displayed on the center panel, and the driver could experience higher than normal steering effort depending upon vehicle speed.
Consequence:
Remedy:
Dealers will repair the electric steering gear box. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during October 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

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